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Fortuna's Best - The Riverbank 1 & 2 - Your Oasis in La Fortuna

The Riverbank: An oasis of calm in the middle of everything!
4.5 of 5 bubbles
Very good
65 reviews
The Riverbank: An oasis of calm in the middle of everything!
Riverbank 1 open concept living and dining room with fully equipped kitchen.
Riverbank 1 Master Bedroom: Queen size bed, large window opens to yard and river.
Even the corners are pretty... more art, little touches to add to your stay.
Riverbank 1 bathroom with laurel wood counter.
Riverbank 1 Second Bedroom: Custom designed full size bed and single bunk.
Riverbank 1 Dining table and living room leading to balcony with volcano view.
The first meal on the new, hand made, laurel dining set;  chicken/spinach salad w/ caviar and
Rare Black Laurel wood, used in the creation of hand made furniture just for The Riverbank
Rustic, hand made end tables and bedroom units add to the unique comfort and charm of The Riverbank.
Very tranquil, secluded backyard full of iguanas, humming birds, exotic fruit trees and flowers!
So many different flowers, and so beautiful!
This is a Cherrie's Tanager perched in the back yard.
Riverbank 2 Master bedroom: Queen size bed, colorful artwork and yard view.
Riverbank 2 Second bedroom: Unique full size bed with single top bunk.
Riverbank 2: Wide shot of large fully equipped kitchen and dining area.
Riverbank 2: Bathroom
Riverbank 2: Clean, elegant, fully equipped kitchen and dining room.
Riverbank 2: Spacious living room with volcano artwork and cable tv.
The view from the balcony this morning.
Volcano and Sleeping Indian, shot from balcony of The Riverbank at dusk.
'Trumpet of Angels' blooms bi-weekly, flowers a foot long fill the night wth incredible fragrance.
Huge iguanas in the trees in the backyard. Every day!
My absolute favourite flower; a rare type of Parrot Flower growing in the back yard.
An old wheelbarrow's retirement: Used during the building's construction now it holds bansai trees!
Check out this little guy who showed up in the backyard!
The Arenal Volcano makes its own weather and changes constantly.
Mosquito nets donated to the orphanage by thoughtful guests.
Some of the projects that we have funded in whole or in part at the Hogarcito...
More playground equipment...
The water tower helps to maintain both water pressure and and supply 24/7.
Classroom supplies and equipment
Thank you banners to some of our guests for their generous donations to the Hogarcito
Presented by the Director of the shelter, received by us on behalf of our generous guests!
It's true, we really do make the extra effort. :-)
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La Fortuna de San Carlos, Arenal Volcano National Park, Province of Alajuela
Another amazing CASA de COSTA RICA property! To see a detailed VIDEO of this property and its surroundings, go to youtube and search for "casadecostarica The Riverbank 1 and 2". Also contact us for our free LA FORTUA VACATION PLANNER!

Price breakdown for the different seasons.
Jan 5 - Apr 30, High Season: $95/night, 2 night minimum stay
May 1 - June 30, Off Season: $75/night, 2 night minimum stay
July 1 - Sept 7, High Season: $85/night, 2 night minimum stay
Sept 8 - Nov 30, Off Season: $55/night, 2 night minimum stay
Dec 1 - Dec 14, High Season: $75/night, 2 night minimum stay
Dec 15 - Jan 4, Holiday Rate: $200/night, 3 night minimum stay
Prices apply to the first 2 guests. Each additional guest is $10/night/person, which increases to $20/night/person during the holidays.

This 'best of the best' rental is two se...
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About the Owner, William W
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: Today
Listed since : Apr 2012
Overall rating: 4.6 / 5.0
Based on 126 reviews and 10 properties
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Listing #FKN3585234
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4.5 of 5 bubbles Very good - based on 65 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

After going through some cumbersome booking steps, I had difficulties getting timely and accurate responses from the host to reserve activities prior to our arrival. They sent me videos upon videos, frankly those were a waste of time to watch. At the end we failed to visit Proyecto Asis. Somehow the attraction was not open on the day we wanted...

Management response:

We're happy that the guest said that we were hospitable during her stay, as we make an effort to do whatever we can for our guests. However that is the only truthful thing that she wrote in her review, unfortunately. We've all met people who simply cannot and will not be happy, no matter what. While most of this lovely...


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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 for a stay in November 2016

Riverbank was great, we loved this place. Photos are accurate. The whole experience from booking to check out was effortless. This location was perfect for our stay in La Fortuna just steps from town center and easy walking distance to nearby restaurants, cafes and markets. Also, a short drive to locations outside of town. We will definitely stay with Casa...

Boulder, Colorado
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

The space was clean and nice and well cared for. The folks who run the place are very knowledgeable and happy to help. They clearly have a passion for what they do! One thing to keep in mind is they do have an extensive booking process that requires printing and signing a lease. I imagine this helps keep them in...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (12)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Yard
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Ask about smoking
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Default 2 nights
Jan 5, 2017 -
Apr 30, 2017
High Season
2 nights
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May 1, 2017 -
Jun 30, 2017
Green Season
2 nights
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Jul 1, 2017 -
Sep 4, 2017
Summer Rate
2 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information

Rates apply to the first 2 guests per unit. Each guest after the first 2 guests incurs a $10/night fee. This fee doubles to $20/night during December 15 to Jan 5.

This is a two year old, very popular property in one of the best locations in all of La Fortuna. These prices are subject to change, so please contact us with your travel details and we'll happily prepare a quote just for you!

Stays of one night are possible, however a cleaning fee of $30 per unit will be required.

Additional fees may apply:
- Hotel Tax Rate | 13% of rent | This rate is charged on all accommodations in Costa Rica.
- Additional Person Fee | 10 USD per day
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About the neighborhood
Transportation is easy. If you are on a short vacation, then look into flying to La Fortuna instead of driving; flight schedules are published by Sanza and Nature Air and a 20 minute flight is always better and easier than a drive after your international flight. If your international flight arrives too late for you to connect to a local one, then private vans with drivers are also available for almost the same price as a car rental by itself, so contact us for a quote. They make the start and finish of your trip much more relaxing and much SAFER with door to door service. Plus, cars are less expensive to rent here than they are in Liberia or San Jose.

If you do decide to drive here from San Jose or Liberia, then remember to review the traffic laws and signs before renting and to downlo...
Car not needed
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